The "Why is This News?" Thread

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The "Why is This News?" Thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:40 am

A thread for examples of things you see when browsing the news that make you think "Why is This News?"

Royals aren't supposed to cross their legs. Who knew? :notsure:
Or more to the point, who cares? (Evidently a lot of people do care, or it wouldn't be so widely covered, but still).
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Re: The "Why is This News?" Thread

Post by Doctor X » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:11 am

It has absolutely nothing to do with the fact she is mixed race, no.

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Re: The "Why is This News?" Thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:03 am

It's a mixed marriage all right.

Harry married a non-cousin.
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Re: The "Why is This News?" Thread

Post by sparks » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:38 pm

Does that mean the Monarchy will up it's IQ?

Oh, nevermind.

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